There’s a new trend emerging worldwide for the ultimate sports lover. The idea is simple, play a sport, watch a game in unimaginably energetic surrounds, and then take off on a trail of the land, exploring its cuisine, culture and the way of life.
Cricket coaches like Grant Flower and Heath Streak train you in Zimbabwe and South Africa, you can golf in Vietnam, train in cricket and rugby in Zimbabwe and undergo rigorous training in football in Spain or the UK.
Hopping on a jet, exploring a new vista and its sport has Ricky Leighton thrilled. He had an incredible experience with Sports Tours Africa. On a gap-year programme, he learnt more cricket while taking in the culture too. Meanwhile, Anthony Francis Payyapilli from Bengaluru is a youngster who is in Spain for a year, enrolled in the International Soccer Academy of Madrid for training.
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